Cost of Living and Price Reports from Tokyo, Japan. You can download the Excel list of items+prices I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.

Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

Percentage of myopic (near sight) kids in Japan, 2013

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology is conducting surveys about visual acuity of students every year. The following shows the result of the 2013 survey. We use the decimal type of visual acuity scales, like 2.0, 1.0, 0.1. Decimal 1.0 equals to 20/20.

      1979 1983 1993 2003 2013
Age visual acuity visual acuity % % % % %
Preschool 1.0>0.7 20/20-20/29 12.21 15.26 15.02 17.72 18.05
  0.7>0.3 20/29-20/67 3.91 4.40 5.08 6.82 5.75
  >0.3 under 20/67 0.35 0.20 0.49 0.77 0.73
               
Elementary school 1.0>0.7 20/20-20/29 9.47 8.94 9.43 10.64 10.70
  0.7>0.3 20/29-20/67 5.77 6.19 8.81 9.69 11.44
  >0.3 under 20/67 2.67 3.03 5.54 5.29 8.38
               
Junior high school 1.0>0.7 20/20-20/29 9.65 10.07 10.94 12.02 11.09
  0.7>0.3 20/29-20/67 12.47 12.06 15.91 16.07 16.55
  >0.3 under 20/67 13.06 13.36 20.42 19.71 25.15
               
Senior high school 1.0>0.7 20/20-20/29 11.12 11.35 11.24 12.13 13.23
  0.7>0.3 20/29-20/67 15.61 15.43 17.18 16.19 19.21
  >0.3 under 20/67 26.29 25.39 33.47 31.70 33.40

 

 

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Source is Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/Xlsdl.do?sinfid=000023607231

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Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

In terms of the cost of living information, you can download the Excel price list of goods I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.